In April 1917, President Woodrow Wilson went before a joint session of Congress to request a declaration of war against Germany. War was formally declared on April 6, 1917.
Nikola Tesla, electrical scientist, says not armies alone, but whole populations will be destroyed by use of wireless currents — his own air torpedo deadly.
There is no more sordid or cynical chapter in IG Farben’s entire ugly history than the story of the concentration camp it built and ran for itself.
Fabian said he was taken to Auschwitz 10 months ago with 500,000 other Hungarian Jews, and that 400,000 were gassed and cremated in the first two months, and that only 1,000 remained alive.
Observers have also noted how quickly computers have pervaded American society. Princeton’s president Robert F Goheen thinks their impact can be compared to Gutenberg’s invention of movable type.
The German airship took only a minute to burn, but that moment was enough to etch the image of that fiery Zeppelin onto the minds of millions around the world. Only 62 would survive the tragedy, and many of them were seriously injured.